Review: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

Discuss the March 2017 Book of the Month, Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel.
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Re: Review: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

Post by Steph K » 29 Apr 2017, 14:50

I really enjoyed this book, there is something about Emily St. John Mandel's writing that is lyrical and beautiful. And it's also a compelling story. I hope it is made into a movie or tv miniseries.

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Post by Janien van Rooyen » 21 May 2017, 11:20

Not really the kind of book I'd want to read, but after reading your opinions, I will be adding it to my shrlf. Thanks for expanding my views ?

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Post by Antares » 21 May 2017, 15:18

I don't believe that I will be picking this one up any time soon. I did enjoy the review however.
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Post by Riki » 26 May 2017, 18:45

I love classic dystopian novels, and I really want to be a fan of modern dystopian tales. But today's take on the genre leaves me feeling unsatisfied. When I first started reading his book I felt invigorated, but, like other's have mentioned before me, I lost interest. The book became so hard to follow that my attention was set on figuring out the story rather than enjoying it.

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Post by k2rugman » 27 May 2017, 20:58

This sounds like an interesting read. I generally don't go for dystopian story lines because I'm kind of a romantic and those stories don't tend to end really well. But your review has piqued my interest!

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Post by Azrevread » 04 Jun 2017, 17:40

Thank you for the review. I've read the novel, and I think that readers who like dystopian stories
will like reading Station Eleven.

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Post by jemgirl202 » 05 Jun 2017, 23:55

Great Review! I plan to add it to my shelf!

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Post by Mindi » 06 Jun 2017, 10:35

This sounds like something I might like. I think I'll put it on my reading list!

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Post by Czarmaine AM » 09 Jun 2017, 03:47

This sounds like an interesting read. I'm not a fan of dystopian novels, but I guess this is worth a try. Thanks for the review!
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Post by Lennycat » 10 Jun 2017, 14:45

Thanks for the great review. I do like post apocalyptic stories and I have this on my reading list. It sounds interesting and I'm glad to hear there are no zombies. I think realistically, a flu wiping out humanity is a very believable concept, although I hope it doesn't happen in real life.

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Post by Soumeg » 20 Jul 2017, 23:12

The title didn't seem that intriguing and appealing to me. But going through your review, I feel the book will be interesting. I thank you for such a good review.

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Post by walter7 » 21 Aug 2017, 15:57

The book is nice I think mostly it relates with me, this is a must read book.thanks for the review

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